OS Patching extension on a Ubuntu VM

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Azure Linux OSPatching extension enables the Azure VM administrators to automate the VM OS updates with the customized configurations.

This template shows a simple example to deploy OSPatching Extension on an Linux VM.


Azure CLI or Powershell is recommended to deploy the template. And Azure Portal cannot ignore the optional parameters.

  1. Using Azure CLI


  1. Using Powershell


Tags: Microsoft.Storage/storageAccounts, Microsoft.Network/publicIPAddresses, Microsoft.Network/virtualNetworks, Microsoft.Network/networkInterfaces, Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines, Microsoft.Compute/virtualMachines/extensions, OSPatchingForLinux